Monthly Archives: December 2014

Police shoot, kill man who tries to run them down

A man shot and killed by police after he tried to run down officers with his car in a Philadelphia suburb had posted an online video threatening to kill police and FBI agents and was previously committed to a mental

Haiti names new PM amidst crisis

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AFP) — Haitian President Michel Martelly on Thursday named veteran politician Evans Paul prime minister to lead a new government, as he seeks to defuse a crisis over long-delayed elections.

Hope Dims for Finding Survivors From Missing AirAsia Plane

JAKARTA, Indonesia — After a second day of searching without any confirmed sighting of wreckage, the Indonesian authorities on Monday sought to lower expectations about finding survivors from a missing AirAsia jet carrying 162 people.

Officials: No sign of AirAsia Flight QZ8501; likely at ‘bottom of the sea’

CNN) — A second day in the search for a missing AirAsia plane proved fruitless Monday, with Indonesia’s top rescue official saying the commercial jet probably crashed into the sea.

Haiti – FLASH : Evans Paul new Prime Minister of Haiti

The President of the Republic, according to the Constitution, has appointed by Presidential Decree, dated December 25, 2014, the citizen Evans Paul, as Prime Minister…

Haiti – Politic : Ratification of Evans Paul is not acquired…

Following the Presidential decree of December 25, appointing Evans Paul as Prime Minister, President Martelly should convene parliamentarians soon, in order to obtain the ratification of the new Prime Minister, of his government and its general policy…

Haiti – FLASH : A definitive Prime Minister for Christmas Gift !

Wednesday, in addition to its traditional Christmas message to the Nation, President Martelly announced that after consultation with the Presidents of 2 houses, 3 names were retained, they are : Herve Day, former Minister of Planning, Charles Jean Jacques, Minister

Haiti’s First Family Under Corruption Probe Cloud

Haiti’s first family is spending this end of year holiday season under a legal cloud. The streets of Haiti’s capital, Port-au-Prince, and other cities have been mobbed with protestors demanding Haitian President Michel Martelly’s resignation.

Haiti’s health minister named as new interim PM

Haitian Health Minister Florence Duperval Guillaume was named interim prime minister on Sunday to replace Laurent Lamothe, who resigned a week ago following several weeks of protests.

NY police say gunman who killed officers told bystanders to watch him

Minutes before he gunned down two police officers, a man told two bystanders, “Watch what I’m going to do,” officials said Sunday as they pieced together the movements of a killer whose actions further roiled relations between the mayor and